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. >>> the medical examiner has been called out to the caltrain tracks in san jose where a woman's body was found. investigators are looking at evidence between the diridon and tamien station stops. she may have been hit by a southbound train but the circumstances of her death are still under investigation. trains are on schedule. >>> a shooting this morning left a man dead in san jose in the ninth homicide of the year. police why called to murtha and capitol avenue around 4:30 this morning. a man was shot in the chest. so far, police don't have a suspect or motive. >>> authorities are trying to figure out how a man got into an elevator shaft at a bart station. bart police say the homeless man died last night after being crushed by an elevator going up. his body was wedged between the elevato -- elevator and a wall. >> the defense secretary chuck hagel is returned to the u.s. his three-day visit saw an afghan police officer shoot u.s. troops, two suicide bombings and accusations by their president hamid karzai that the united states is working with the talib
between the rich and poor. >>> breaking news. we've been following this for the past hour. san jose police investigating a homicide. >>> we have -- it's a chilly start. i'll have a look at your numbers coming up. >>> a homicide investigation under way this morning in san jose after neighbors find a man's body lying in the middle of the street. we'll tell you what police are saying about the victim in this case. >>> a gruesome accident at a san francisco bart station. we'll tell you how a man was killed by an elevator next. >>> we'll show you how san francisco waterfront is developing to accommodate bigger cruise liners. >>> thousands of workers in the south bay are getting a pay raise. how they are raising questions about poverty in silicon valley. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day it's monday, march 11th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm maureen naylor. pam cook is off today. we want to start with weather and traffic as always. rosemary orozco is in for steve. >> good morning, to you. another day of sunny skies. 60s and 70s. it will be
in san jose was cleaned up, others have sprung up. what the city is doing. the morning news continues. >>> welcome to a new day. it's tuesday, march 12. i'm dave clark. >> i'm maureen mayor, pam cook is off. rosemary orozco is in for steve. is the fog burning off? >> not just jet. i'm seeing it in more places. getting outside could be tough, driving i should say. we've got patchy fog, it's more widespread, it's in some inland valley locations, it's along the coast, patchy and dense in some areas. i'll talk about when i expect it will burn away and talk about the warmup expected for your afternoon coming up. >>> traffic on highway 4 is looking good. you see the fog seeping in and out, not thick but it's there. we're looking at highway 87, there's been a crash reported, they are looking for it. somewhere in vicinity much 87 and 280, this is 87, and you can see there's nothing going on here. but nearby there could be an injury crash, we'll try and find it by the next traffic update. 6:02. let's go back to the desk. >>> happening now in rome, the conclave to name a new pope scheduled to b
first on the scene of san jose's ninth homicide of the year. >>> a gruesome death at a san francisco bart station that many questions surrounding the grim discovery. >>> >> reporter: a gruesome deadly accident at a san francisco b.a.r.t. station. we'll tell you what one man was doing right before he was killed. >> reporter: this neighborhood has turned into a crime scene after neighbors find a man shot to death in the middle of the street. we'll tell you what police think may have led up to the shooting. >>> we're following developing news from afghanistan. new deadly attacks targeting u.s. troops. >>> a major crash in half moon bay has one of the major roads in and out of the area blocked. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's monday march 11th. we want to go right to sal following a serious crash on highway 92. >> this crash is blocking all of the lanes on 92 between 35 and 1. they are doing an investigate, major injuries. a person taken away, taken to stanford hospital. but highway 92 is shut
in san jose to accommodate a larger crowd. a motorcade from santa cruz will precede the memorial. our live coverage begins here at 11 a.m. >> a suspected carjacker who was shot by san francisco police last night is expected to survive. the shooting happened after a chase through the bayview district. the driver of a stolen bmw was cornered. police say he backed into an officer trying to arrest him. >> the officer was knocked to the ground. the bmw re-positioned itself and about to go forward and the officer was vulnerable and could have been seriously injured or killed. two brother officers fired at the bmw striking the driver one time. >> he says that the bmw was stolen the day before and the carjacker had a shotgun. police are looking into whether the same suspect may have been involved with a series of recent armed robberies. >> this is the latest in a string of officer-involved shootings. there have been six the past week, two in san francisco including last night, and one in guerneville, hayward, union city, and san jose. >> we have an update on the faith hayward shooting. police
. >> coming up next on kron 4 news at 11:00. the san jose school managed to avoid cut backs up till now. a teacher accused of tieing up a two-year-old child for refusing to take a nap. that's next. . >> this is the bay area's new station. kron 4 news at 11:00 starts now. >> a preschool is under investigation following reports the teacher tied up a two-year- old child. a little girl. the spokesman for center point christian preschool says the teacher taped up the girls ankles and wrists and took a photo of her after the child refused to take a nap. school officials are not saying when it happened but it came to light two days ago when the teacher showed the picture to people at a party. pleasanton police are investigating. the pastor for center point presbyterian church issued a statement saying we are appalled and shock. every human person made in the image of god. all the children in over care deserve highest degree of protection. the preschool says it's cooperating with the investigation and it has shut down preschool operations for five days. >>> as school districts throughout t
. >>> time is 5:02. starting today. the minimum wage in san jose is $10 an hour. workers will make $2 an hour more than the state mandated $8 wage. now the ordnance applied to most san jose employees and the pay hike it's the biggest jump so far in the country. voters approved it with measure d last november. labor and community leaders who pushed to raise minimum wage will be pushing off a campaign with a local business association. >>> poverty is on the rise in silicon valley. even with the technology boom. food stamp users at a ten year high and homelessness has gone up 20% in two years. analysts say the high cost of living is contributing to all of those people fall into porty. the home price is $550,000. rent they average just under $2,000 a month for two bedroom apartment. >>> catholic cardinals from all over the world are meeting for the last time to the start of tomorrow's conclave. i want to show you new video this morning. the cardinals arriving for preconclave meetings at the vatican. 115 cardinals will vote for a new pope but there doesn't appear to be a clear front runner. yester
to be arraigned later on this week. >>> other bay area headlines. san jose police investigated the city's ninth homicide of the year this morning. the man what the found dead in the street shot in the chest. so far no suspects. >>> in san francisco, police believe a homeless man was sleeping on top of an elevator when he was crushed. his body was found last night in an elevator shaft at the montgomery bart station. >>> and a martinez teenager missing for nearly two weeks is safe. 18-year-old ryan menjivar's mom says the successful alhambra high school student couldn't take bullying and left home in the middle of the night. they have been searching for him but the family says ryan is safe and will not go back to school in martinez. >>> the search is on for an oakland woman who went out for a jog four days ago and hasn't come back. the 31-year-old woman was last seen thursday morning near 34th and telegraph. a business surveillance video caught her walking by at 8 a.m. she was supposed to catch a flight to dallas the next day to visit her brother but she never
otherwise, in san jose we have a solo spinout in los gatos northbound 17 blocking a lane of traffic. it will be cleared when the tow truck is on the scene. >> there are two more chances for cardinals inside the cistene chapel to vote and select the next pope with the morning sessions ending with no decision katie, could we have a decision today? >> if history is any indication that is a long shot. according to the vatican the shortest conclave of the 20th century was three ballots in 1939. we have passed that marker, two votes this morning and one yesterday bringing us to three ballots. the only way to know is by watching the chimney on the chapel, and this is a live look , with white smoke signal as new pope is chosen but we have only seen this. check out the video from this morning, black smoke around 3: 3:40, so no cardinal receives two-thirds majority or 77 of the 115 votes. the longest conclave lasted five days in the 20th century. if this breaks all modern records there are new rules that allow for a simple majority if on pope hasn't been found after 12 or 13 days. of course,
teacher is facing child endangerment charges and will be in court later today here in san jose. parents of kids of the preschool are absolutely stunned by the news. police say this woman, 59 -year-old would lives here has worked on-and-off at the academy in morgan for five years but 20 years in child care. authorities believe she spiked a sippy cup of the children that were one and two. she was fired on-the-spot. >> she was preparing water and the co-worker witnessed her putting something in the water, in the sippy cups. >> i was sick to my stomach. i want to throw up. i am...sad. it is disturbing. >> the owner of the academy said in a statement the safety and welfare of children is the a top priority. our staff have chosen early childhood education because of their love of working with children. we do not know how many children may have been given the pills but all are okay. police have no motive for the crime other than wanting to get kids to go to sleep. we are live in san jose this morning for abc7 news. >> happening now, extra police officers will be at foothill high school this mo
being held by his mother. >> police have arrested that mom and she admitted it happened. >>> san jose police need help they say are expected of assaulting another woman and stealing her purse. we're showing you a picture of the woman from surveillance cameras. investigators say she knocked the victim down and that this man here took the woman's purse. both then took off on bikes. investigators are asking anyone who knows who they are to call the police department. >> a major roadway improvement project was meant to beautify san jose, but careless drivers have turned new road into an ugly and expensive mess. >> evidence of the latest crash along this newly redone section of capital express way in east san jose. a driver veered off the road and took out a light pole, creating another headache for work crews. >> we are trying to improve the neighborhood. >> brandy childress is with the agent in charge of this project. $8.5 million is being spend on new sidewalk, and light poles. since work start ed two years ago there have been several similar crashes with repair work costing thousands t
of the homeless population in san jose. >> cardinals celebrate sunday mass before beginning the conclave to elect a new pope. i'm randall pinkston in vatican city with the story coming up. >> and the gun control debate continues. a big response to the gun buyback in the east bay and a new bill that may let one community decide whether it wants to have gun shows. >> it's 8:30, sunday march 10th. thank you for joining us. i'm ann. it's 830 tomb, not 930time. >> if you wake up in a shock, we have the spring forward, i have done it before. make the call -- an apology. i'm film matire. welcome back. -- i'm phil matiere. >> final preparations are made for the conclave. there is no clear front runner. let's go to randall pinkston joining us from vatican city with more. good morning, randall. >> reporter: good morning. there is a lot of excitement and anticipation as cardinals prepare to go into the conclave on tuesday. the past six days, they're having what is known as general congregation, meeting, discussing church affairs, finance and management and the qualities they want in a new pope. today, the c
's average is $4.22. in san jose it's $4.13 and in oakland it's $4.12. bay area prices are 24-cents higher. >>> the county closed a station in lafayette after lawmakers denied a proposal. there's no merger agreement yet to share a new facility but talks are beginning. meetings will be held before the two agencies tomorrow and tuesday. >>> trunks of unmanned police vehicles can no longer be manned from inside. that's what happened when someone smashed a window of a police car and stole a rifle. the rifle was found two days later at an oakland home. >>> in our continuing coverage of the sequester cuts in the budget, president obama plans several visits to that place right there capitol hill. some republicans are skeptical of the president's motives for reaching out. others are hoping his efforts will encourage bipartisan cooperation and break the gridlock in washington. cristina muchler reports. >> none of this is necessary. it's happening because a choice that republicans in congress have made. >> reporter: from that to this. >>ive been reaching out to republicans and democrats to see if w
is on board. lilian kim is live in san jose with those details. . >> we are in front of pizza my heart, and the employees have been enjoying the pay increase for a few months now. >> the $2 minimum wage increase does not kick in until monday. the workers at pizza my heart got their pay bumps in december. >> one i wanted to test it and two i wanted to see how it works and make sure everything was fine. >> chuck hammers is the owner of the pizza chain. he says so far so good. >> we raised prices a little bit. roughly 3% overall. that was kind of the test to make sure that will cover it, and it has. it has been neutral to us overall. >> for employees going from $8 to $10 has made a big difference. justin is a student at san jose state. >> represent is easier -- rent is easier to make and gas prices are going up which is convenient and helpful. >> the south bay labor council is trying to use the minimum wage as a way to encourage shoppers and diner as a way to spend their dollars in san jose. point is hard to ignore, even if it means having to pay more. >> go out to eat because i enjoy it.
matters. >> we're following the building is of san jose were police on best again homicide. kron fours jackie sissel is there to get you news faster. >> what is going on jackie? >> the police department is still out here investigating the ninth homicide in san jose so far. this is where the body was discovered around 430 this morning. a call went out a person lying in the middle of the street. they found a body with a single gunshot wound the person was pronounced dead at the same. >> not a lot of victim information other than it was an adult, a hispanic man. crime scene investigators along with homicide detectives are out here. capital road is being shutdown. >> thank you jackie. let us get an update on your forecast tenure traffic. we have an eye on both their it will begin with the weather outlook. good morning erica. >> good morning james. temperatures to be between 2-8 degrees warmer than yesterday. the warming trend continues. i want to focus on your afternoon highs. in the east bay hayward 67. 71 for livermore. down to the south bay sunnyvale low seventies the side for several s
there and i started hearing "face on the ground." that was gunfire from another shooting in san jose where a suspect tried ramming three police cars. it was one of four shootings involving bay area police over the 24-hour period including union city where an armed suspect was shot and killed. in daly city a daly city police officer shot and killed a suspect near candlestick park after police say he raised his gun at officers. despite the violence, no police officers were injured over the weekend in the bay area. we are live in hayward for abc7 news. >> thank you, cornell. we have developing news from campbell where investigators are city on the scene of a homicide. we have a live look to show you. last night after 10:00, police responded to a report of a shooting. you are looking at a live picture of the scene. officers who arrived here last night found 18-year-old richard vega suffering from gunshot wounds. he died at santa clara medical center. >> vallejo police want to learn about the shooting deaths of two people inside an apartment. officers went to the apartment before 9:30 yesterday
and the low cloud deck over san jose. mostly cloudy. in the 30s to 40s. once again. 37 in santa rose a.38napa. i want to point out this is slightly warmer than where we were 24 hours ago. though it's a cold start we are about like where we were friday. if you were out early you know what to expect. 37 in walnut creek. widespread 40s, 46 san francisco, 43 in areas around haywood. 38 san ramone. again we will start now to see the temperatures slowly turn around over the next two hours and then into the afternoon a nice warm up in store. here is the forecast. picking up just a little bit of high cloud cover around are the bay area, san jose reporting mostly cloudy by ten its clearing out. even the coastline looks mostly clear for your saturday afternoon. temperatures will be a few degrees above yesterday afternoon highs. pacific satellite view the system that brought the little bit of rain and then moved sight is pushing eastover arizona. we are still on the back edge of this trough like pattern. ridge of high pressure and the difference between the two could bring up the winds just a bit in to
at the san jose crash, what it's doing to traffic. it's not good. also looking at the toll plaza, a big delay there. let's go to mark. >> good morning. the fog making a comeback, coastside right around the bay, not as widespread as yesterday but still a factor. a big batch of high clouds moving in and temperatures cool off into the weekend. we'll keep an eye on the fog and have an update in the 7:00 hour. >>> coming up, a jolt that may surprise you. >>> growing number of threats at local schools, one mentioned today's date. we'll be right back. >>> we're live at foothill high school in pleasanton where a threatening note is found on campus. we'll tell you what it said and how either schools are reacting to the problem. >>> an overnight jolt in the area. where a 4.6 earthquake hit just hours ago. >> reporter: we're live at st. mary's college in morago with what vatican scholars say we can expect from pope francis. >>> and carnival cruise lines, a dream that turned into a nightmare. "mornings on 2" begins right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori
a gunman and two officers were killed. this thursday a memorial is set for hp pa villain in san jose for sergeant loren baker and officer elizabeth butler. that is a change of venue. it's being moved to san jose. they wanted a larger venue. it happened tuesday as they tried to interview a sexual suspect and two days later they discovered a touching memorial. someone had pinned that military purple heart medal on to a teddy bear. an anonymous note explained the bear reflects the community's love for the police and the medal represents sacrifice beyond and above the call of duty. the police chief says the meaning of the medal is deeply understood by the department and will be stored in a safe place. >>> santa clara county held its largest cash funded gun buyback in its history this weekend. $150,000 in cash was handed out in exchange for firearms. each hand gun, shotgun and rifle was worth $200. each assault weapon $200 as well. either way the goal is to get the guns off the streets. from the bay area to around the nation-- >> what if i'm connected
pretty chilly in the 40s out towards santa rosa and napa. downtown san francisco, 48 and san jose reporting partly cloudy skies, 52 degrees. throughout the day today, the fog gradually strips away revealing partly cloudy skies. a few high clouds into the afternoon hours for the coast. temperatures, they are mainly in the upper 50s to the 60s except santa cruz backups. we'll continue to atlanticen up the high -- up the -- we'll continue to thicken up the high clouds. they are coming down from yesterday's very warm readings. the highs are still pretty warm for mid-march. mid- to upper os concord, fairfield, antioch. san francisco, 67. still some patchy fog for the coast. near pacifica, 60 degrees this afternoon. this is your five-day forecast -- pretty much the same deal for your friday. your weekend always in view. slightly cooler by monday. no rain clouds yet. but we are tracking an increase. we'll break gun the -- break down the timing on that. >>> in the past couple of weeks, a trash can was set on fire in discuss, plumbing was damage -- san
jose," urging people to support san jose's small businesses. >>> one san francisco company is too popular for its own good. it can't keep up with business. david jackson on what's so special about the sweatshirt called the greatest hoodie ever made. >> reporter: a remarkable story of explosive growth. last year, they launched american giant, a clothing company built around a simple hoodie. but once the public tried out the sweatshirts, american giant became giant overnight. >> the demand took us by surprise. i think what we're doing from a marketing perspective is focusing on our existing customers, the customers willing to wait three months for the hoodie, making sure they're getting what they need. >> reporter: the message is you have to wait three months for a sweatshirt bought online that is of such high quality that you don't mind waiting. american giant is trying to meet all its orders, but their bold experiment is paying off. they built a shirt from american cotton and american fabric. sold in san francisco. it still delivers a $79
this morning. >>> investigators in san jose believe arkansassonists -- arsonists behind a fire. one building badly damaged. no one was injured. >>> the santa santa clara county held a gun buy back this weekend. each handgun, shotgun and rifle was worth a hundred dollars. each assault weapon, 200. the goal is to get guns off the streets. >>> and in last gados this evening. they will consider a moratorium on future gun sales. it will give them time to come up with long-term buy backs for weapons. the only retailers selling guns would be able to continue gun sales during the moratorium. >>> why don't we get a check on weather. we're both in pink, how about you. >> you guys have moved onto spring, i see. for good reason. we are switching back to wintry weather around the bay area. no rain today but we are seeing drizzle out toward the immediate coastline. the temperatures starting out the at 48 crease. and 50 in san jose, and 48 degrees in the napa valley. we have the cold front on approach. and high temperatures keeping us dry for one last day. t
news. >> a big payoff thanks to voters in san jose. today the city's minimum wage will go up $2 to $10 an hour. that goes for both part-time and full-time employes. it also includes those working for tips. >> kron fours phillipe d jegal shows us how it all adds up. >> with minimum wage going up to $10 that will change. the person making $10 an hour multiplied by six hours and a date = $60 per day. multiplying that by 5 days per week = $300 multiplied that by 3.33 weeks in a month that will be about $1,299 multiplied that in years you are making about $15,588. >> that is an increase of $3,000 per year. >> city councilman said that is good for employes but in the long run could have a negative impact on small businesses. a $3,000 raise for 10 employes is a $30,000 hit to a business bottom- line. >> a hit some businesses cannot afford. >> we recognize that for many small businesses to increase the minimum wage will be a significant challenge. we are doing what we can to help them through tax amnesties third efforts through start up san jose to wait permits to enable small businesses to us
. >>> 7:08. hey, sal, you are watching san jose. how are they doing? >> well, right now not too bad. although we're watching it closely. things are getting busier. we're also looking at the commute. but the fog is kind of a little bit of a story earlier this morning. it was absolutely clear here and it seems to be moving around. there seems to be more fog today than yesterday. just keep that in mind. some areas are clear, others are foggy. moving along and taking a look at the commute at the toll plaza, westbound, 25-minute delay. it's been steady for that length of time before you make it past the metering lights. if you are driving from livermore to pleasanton, the drive here is okay. and then from hayward to fremont, we're getting a little bit of slow traffic there as well. >>> 7:09. let's get to -- let's go to rosemary. >> more widespread fog. take a look. i am getting this might be san francisco. you can't tell. san francisco, oakland -- it is san francisco, i'm being told. but again, we have overcast skies. some of us dealing with patchy dense fog, once again. i'm starting out
. the 68-year-old is a former baltimore police commissioner who served on the san jose police force. he can spend city funds, oversee top commanders and the chief and his deputies. >> in less than 48 hours the cardinals of the roman catholic church will cast their first ballot in the conclave to elect a new pope. reporter: from the pews, to the pulpit. >> , on this the second consecutive sunday without a pope, prayers center enon the weighty decision ahead for he 115 cardinals who will elect the next leader of the roman catholic church. >> let's pray the holy spirit helps us choose the next pope. reporter: boston's cardinal sean o'malley stepped into the role of parry priest today. celebrating mass at their honorary churches throughout rome. this is their day of rest after six long days of speeches during the general congregation meeting, many say they have now narrowed their options. >> a week ago we said we have a lot of work to do. now you see a sense of resignation and trust and fight. >> with -- trust and faith. >> in is no obvious front runner bus factions are growing. the reformers s
businesses will be able to handle the hike, according to san jose a mayor. >> i am worried about the small businesses they will make a comtkaeugs, com-- accommodations and absorb it and others will have to lay people off. >> actually to be able to ark chief financial independence from my parents. as it stands i did not make enough to pay for rent and food and gas and i might actually be able to to that. >> reporter: in san jose, kpix- 5. >> the minimum wage is $8 an hour in california. workers are paid based on whatever rate is higher. right now there is a bill in congress proposing to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. >>> for the first time in nearly 3 months gas prices have dipped a little. 6 cents in the last two weeks. nationwide the average for a gallon of unleaded is $3.74. according to gasbuddy.com the average in san francisco is $4.15 a gallon. oakland, $4.10, and san jose $4.11. lowest average in california is in sacramento at $4.02 a gallon. >>> 6 teenagers are dead after their suv went into a swampy pond in north
back to san jose and c.h.p. updated the location of the motorcycle accident north 285, a motorcycle hit the center divide and we also have very slow traffic through the walnut creek area southbound 680 with an accident blocking the right lane. kristen and eric? >> a bay area business is try dog cash in on the possible labor day weekend run that could take place on the new bay bridge. the chronicle reports that women's running retailer is now offering a 14-week training course for the possible rain with a cost of $150 and the training course includes weekly training sessions, lessons and injury prevention and running gear. they admit there may not be a race. the discussions over the opening of the bridge are still taking place. we are counting the days until the new bridge opens. you can see we are 174 days away >> ahead, the simple steps can you take to make sure that the h.d. picture or your tv pops out. >> what yahoo c.e.o. is now insisting on before hiring any [ female announcer ] there's a great way to make just about anything delicious. simply add jif chocolate flavored hazelnut sp
but not everyone is on board. lilian kim is live in san jose with those details. . >> we are in front of pizza my heart, and the employees have been enjoying the pay increase for a few months now. >> the $2 minimum wage increase does not kick in until monday. the workers at pizza my heart got their pay bumps in december. >> one i wanted to test it and two i wanted to see how it works and make sure everything was fine. >> chuck hammers is the owner of the pizza chain. he says so far so good. >> we raised prices a little bit. roughly 3% overall. that was kind of the test to make sure that will cover it, and it has. it has been neutral to us overall. >> for employees going from $8 to $10 has made a big difference. justin is a student at san jose state. >> represent is easier -- rent is easier to make and gas prices are going up which is convenient and helpful. >> the south bay labor council is trying to use the minimum wage as a way to encourage shoppers and diner as a way to spend their dollars in san jose. point is hard to ignore, even if it means having to pay more. >> go out to eat because i enj
to you. >> thank you. >>> in san jose, a final salute to two fallen heroes. a sea of uniformed officers stood in silence outside hp pavilion to honor the santa cruz police detective kill in the line of duty last week. thousands of mourners paid their respects. >> we gather to remember a mother, partner, an inspiration to all of us. we gather to remember a father, a husband, a mentor, and a friend. >> santa cruz police sergeant lauren butch baker and detective elizabeth butler were killed last month investigating a sexual assault. >>> while thousands of police officers were at the memorial in san jose, some criminals saw an opportunity to strike. just minutes after most of the region's law enforcement officers drove to san jose three armed men robbed a bank in nearby capitola. witnesses tell police the robbers pointed handguns, shoved some employees and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash. >> people know that we're, you know, that a lot of the officers are going to be over there honoring the fallen officers and it's just really disapp
was not effected. >>> in san jose police are investigating the 9th homicide this year. a man was found shot to death 40:30 a.m -- 4:30 a.m. this morning within walking distance of a school. police say the victim lived in the neighborhood and they say the shooting was related to an earlier fight that neighbors reported hearing. >> there was an argument about 2:00 a.m. and now we find a body. >> no arrests have been made and police haven't identified any suspected. >>> the california highway patrol is investigating a head on crash. it caused highway 92 to be shut down after 6:00 a.m. a driver westbound tried to pass a big rig but the driver didn't see a on coming truck and crashed into it. the driver was killed. >>> police charnelled a man in -- charged a man in connection with this crash that killed three people. denis pereirade macedo was booked into the county jail on murder and hit and run charges. he was found uninjured near the crash site. his car broad sided the victim's car. all three were pronounced dead tea scene. >>> -- at the scene. >>> high school was placed on lock down this aft
there. i heard them say "face on the ground." that is gunfire from another shooting in san jose where a suspect tried to ram three police cars. it was one of several shootings involving bay area police in 24 hours including union city where an armed suspect was slot and killed, and daly city where a daly city police officer shot and killed a suspect near candlestick park after police say he raised his gun at officers. that began with a chase involving a stolen car. now, police officers across the bay area were not injureed. >> thank you, cornell we have developing news from the south bay in campbell, investigators wrapped up at scene of a homicide a short time ago. after 10:00 last night, police responded to a report of a shooting they found 18-year-old richard vega suffering from gunshot wounds. he was rushed to santa clara valley medical center where he died. abc7 news reporter, amy hollyfield, will have more in the next half hour from the scene. >> cardiac arrest is the cause of death for an athlete competing in the 33rd escape from alcatraz triathalon in san francisco. the 46-year
in the 30s and 40s this morning. we'll warm it up up to about the 50s. 37 in santa rosa and san jose, 32-degree, livermore, 38. we've got a nice day on tap for the bay area. today we get highs in the 60s. but the high will migrate closer to the shoreline. as it does, we'll warm well into the 70s this week. the numbers won't set record highs but it will be plenty warm. and the futurecast for today shows a few little watches of clouds stuck to the peninsula. aside are the that, as time marchs on, the clouds melt and we look at a sunny day today. a few clouds drift in later in the day for monday, but for monday, sunday lives up to its name. it looks mighty nice. if you're headed out of the bay area, a few clouds in the central valley. 57 at lake ha -- tahoe. 69 at oakland and 67 in mountain view. extended forecast, sunshine all over the place for the bay area with readings warming into the mid-70s midweek. by next weekend, we'll cool it off a little bit with numbers coming back down into the upper 60s range, but there's not a drop of rain. are we g
to the hospital, we're told he's recovering. no arrests have been made. >>> 5:04. san jose city council will debate a homeless proposal days after clearing out a large encampment. we are live with a look at what the leaders will be considering. >> some people cleared out of the encampment near the airport have moved down to the creek beds, like this one here, near the guadelupe river. city officials are going to take this issue head-on after last week's cleanup of the encampment near coleman and heading, members of the city council have been coming up with ways to stop encampments else there. only a small portion of those there accepted help from outreach agencies. a plan has been described as a tough love approach when it comes to enforcing a no trespassing policy, the city is hiring a security company to patrol the encampment. we looked to see if anyone had come back but the land was clear. you're looking at a live picture in downtown san jose, very close to the hp pavilion with homeless people sleeping on the bench. some moved to the creek beds, they have scattered, but at 6:00 we'll
will continue to have cooler weather coming up. >> catherine: a man was shot to death this morning in san jose. it happened around 4:30 a-m on murtha drive near capitol avenue. police found the body of a hispanic man in the middle of the street. investigators still have no idea what happened. this was the ninth homicide this year. >> catherine: san jose business and labor leaders say an increase in the minimum wage will be an economic stimulus. workers at phil's coffee in downtown san jose are among the thousands who now have a pay hike from 8 to 10 dollars an hour. the increase took effect today. the controversial 'measure d' was on last fall's ballot - and was passed by just over 60-percent of voters. for many workers - it means as much as an extra $80 a week. >> living in the san jose is not cheap and we're all also students. we can go out a little bit more and it all adds up. >> catherine: the city's downtown association was among the business groups at first opposed to the measure. but members now say it's a good thing-- and hope that workers will spend the extra money in san jose. >> cat
. he was a wonderful pope. a nice way to recognize. >> san jose is set to hold a special mass tonight. >>> police caught the man in connection with a triple homicide. ammar harris was arrested today by a team of police and federal agents in north hollywood. ammar harris fired five shots into a maserati killing kenneth wayne cherry jr. the maserati slammed into a taxi killing two others. he has an extensive criminal history. >>> police are looking for those involved in a shooting. shots rang out after 10:30 a.m. this morning. just a couple blocks away from the bart station. investigators say no one was injured, though two vehicles were hit by bullets. >>> police have a suspect in custody following a fatal stabbing this afternoon, it happened at a home in what police describe as a quiet neighborhood. someone called 911 about a person with stab wounds. by the time officers arrived the victim had already died. police then took another man into custody who was running from the area. >> we are still talking to witnesses and trying to determine what caused the altercation. we have somebody s
. in san jose, dan kerman, kron 4 news. catholic cardinals in rome are getting ready to head to their secret meeting.to pick a new pope. their conclave begins tuesday.after a morning mass. and with several different sizes ready to go. the new pope's clothes are in place. the robes, hats - and signature red shoes have been laid out. now it's up to the cardinals. after each vote the ballots are burned in a stove. black smoke means no decision -- white smoke means a new pope has been chosen. and new tonight at 8-30. a look at some of the contenders to replace pope benedict. >> tonight, authorities are investigating after a disturbing discovery at a san francisco bart station. a homeless man was crushed to death. as he was apparently sleeping on top of an elevator. it happened around 9-30 last night at the montgomery street bart station a man *in the elevator says he heard a scream. it's not clear how the homeless man got into the dangerous spot. tonight-- kron 4 is learning the victim's identity. but the coroner's office won't publicly name him - until his family has been notifi
from a san jose city clerk. the mercury news reporting that clerk noticed a possible forged signature on a city council campaign form. the former santa clara county supervisor has resigned, agreeing onto plead guilty of charges he used campaign funds to support his gambling conviction. shirawaka served two terms as a city councilman and on a local school board before becoming a supervisor. >>> a southbay hot spot could get hotter and more hectic if you're looking for a punishinging space. city of san jose is considering a plan to build office space on santana road. three new buildings that total 700,000 square feet. the space would accommodate between 2500 and 3500 employees. the plans would require building on an existing parking lot along with chester boulevard and acknowledging this nearby apartment complex. reportedly the developer would build an underground parking garage. the city of san jose still has to approve the proposal. >>> house republicans releasing a plan today attempting to show it is possible to balance that budget within 10 years by simply cutting spending. even tho
democrats will reject. >>> san jose city council will present ideas tonight regarding the homeless problems. transients living in a field near the san jose airport were told to leave on friday. but there are an estimated 60 camps in the city. a homeless man we spoke with said people need help finding work. >> as far as like programs for us, help us get jobs. i mean, a lot of us want jobs. a lot of us have families. i have two sons that i don't get to see because i'm out on the street. >> city leaders hope to increase enforcement at encampments provide more affordable housing and help nonprofits move people indoors. >>> that's made a big announcement share -- that's made a -- nasa made a big announcement today. janine de la vega reports the red planet might need a new nickname. >> reporter: nasa scientists know that mars should not be called the red planet. "curiosity" drilled a hole in the planet and discover what was hiding underneath. >> drilling down just a few centimeters and hitting a completely different planet, really, a gray planet instead of a red one wases is powering. >> reporter
victim in the south bay. dozens of people came to guadalupe parks in san jose to remember the city's murder victim. cheryl herd is live with the story. >> reporter: this is an upscale neighborhood and a place where people come to relax and feel safe. everyone is in shock over what happened. a dozen family members came here this afternoon with teddy bears and flowers marking the spot where eric wright's body was found stabbed to death. an acquaintance was at the scene and he was arrested because he is a prime suspect. this is especially upsetting because eric was trying to turn his life around. >> this is really heartbreaking for me. he was some one of my best cousins and for him to be taken in such a tragic death, i'm very upset. >> he wasn't no coward. he stayed strong through all of the stuff that he went through in life and he's going to be all right now and the guy that did this to him, like mommy said, she just wants you to sit there and realize what life you took from us. you know what i'm saying? you took a valuable life from us. >> reporter: wright is the seventh murder in
of the crime spike. according to the san jose police department, property crimes city-wide are up, nearly 30%. in 2012 auto thefts also jumped up 71%. in the meantime the city's police department continues to struggle with staffing levels. currently there are the 78 -- nine hundred seventy eight officers and a year ago that were fourteen hundred. >> that's probably number one -- more police officers. patrolling. >> he did not want to be identified. his neighborhood home was burglarized recently. he, like so many others, want more police officers on the streets and now his neighborhood is also taking action. >> with the police department stretched so thin, the eden neighborhood association has started a volunteer neighborhood watch program. >> retirees patrol the streets daily. the mayor released his budget message and plans to hire 100 more officers this year. a point he stressed at the state of the city address last month. >> my priority for the coming here will be public safety. >> but the police officers union doesn't buy it. they say residents are the ones hardest hit. >> they are paying
of workers in san jose got a $2 pay hike as the city raised minimum wage. it will take time for witnesses to evaluate the cost. but as robert honda shows us for many, the boost in pay and moral was immediate. >> reporter: phils coffee is one of many san jose businesses that raised the minimum wage from $8 to $10 an hour, approved by voters in november after a vigorous campaign lead by students. >> have enough to help my dad out he doesn't have to work two jobs any more i can hell within the groceryeven -- help out with groceries. >> get to live a little more. get nice food. >> reporter: getting the estimated 53,000 workers effected is part of the overall strategy. >> we will have additional $70 million of spending in the city due to the wage increase. it will lift up the economy. >> reporter: some business owners expressed concern the pay hike would hurt their bottom line. but phil's coffee owner, raised wages early. >> from what we've seen, actually, workers are working harder, they are more positive, greater customer service and business has increased. >> reporter: the employer said it
, about five degrees warmer than yesterday, 6 in san jose, 60 in san francisco. santa cruz not bad 63 degrees. tonight set the clocks ahead one hour, daylight savings time begins tomorrow. no chance of rain all week long. have a great weekend. >> that's your latest forecast. erica? >> all right. thanks. >>> we are talking weather. when it comes to predicting the path of the biggest storms, the super computers in europe seem to have ours beat. why the difference? al roker takes a look. >> reporter: they were dire warnings that shut down the nation's capital. >> our biggest snowfall in two years. can you believe it? >> reporter: forecasters promising washington's worst storm in two years. but that didn't happen. >> the question is, tom, do we need the push broom or the great, big shovel out here? we don't need either. >> reporter: the weather channel's jim cantore, known best for braving water like this -- >> hold on to the camera, brad -- >> reporter: was left in the snowless capital. >> no snow anywhere to be found. >> reporter: cliff mass is an atmospheric science professor at the un
of cutting back, san jose's mayor is ready to buy up public safety again. two years ago they were facing a short off and laid off some employees and gave others a 10% pay cut. finances have improved and the mayors says he wants to spend the bulk of the money on police. >> we need town crease the capacity of the police department, we need to be more aggressive about recruitsing, hiring and training, and we need to get more officers on the street. those are things we will be able to do because we have extra money to spend this year. >> the police and fire unions were the most vocal in opposing the cuts two years ago. the police union issued a statement in a reads, in part, we were expecting to hear bold leadership from the mayor but instead we heard a women per. starting monday as the minimum wage workers are getting a two dollars an hour increase in race. they claim it will hope both business own speakers employees. here's business and technology reporter david loui. >> the boss hasn't said anything yet but he will get a pay rise next week. he works 40 hours a week while in college. the m
, the lady who lives on southbrook drive in south san jose tells me she awoke to find him standing over her in bed. she chased him out of the house, told him to keep running because she was calling the police. i said, wow, that's pretty gutsy. she tells me she always had that instinct in her. officers were able to set up a perimeter within 90 seconds since coincidentally they were already patrolling the area for other quality of life crimes in that neighborhood. she was able to give them a very good description. she did fall asleep with the tv on. campo was found within minutes. >> the fact that they were able to respond in less than two minutes, lock the area down, he probably came out and tried to pretend that he was just a nearby resident because he figured there was so many officers in the area that he wasn't going to be able to avoid detection very long. so he probably rolled the dice and tried to trick us into thinking he was somebody who lived in the area. >> reporter: campo was arrested, as i mentioned. he was wearing an ankle monitoring bracelet as required by law. he also tried to
is visiting the country. >>> bigger paychecks in san jose. the pay increase starting today and why not everyone is happy about it. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, it's monday, march 11th i'm brian flores. >> rosemary orozco you say it's going to be nice since we lost that hour. >> yeah. a pleasant weekend. this morning we are joined by cool temperatures once again. i'm detecting a little bit of patchy fog out there his morning. along the coast and parts of the sonoma valley floor. but we have another beautiful one in store for you. mostly sunny skies. a minor warmup in some cases. i do expect the coast will remain in the 60s for today. and our extended forecast looks dry and warm. i'll show you when i think our temperatures will peek and i'll have a break down of our monday morning forecast coming up. >>> traffic is doing well on the freeway. a nice looking drive on 80 westbound. it is 4:29 let's go back to the tech. >>> sal, thank you. in overnight news bart police are investigating a disturbing incident at the montgomery street station. is a m
's a look at san jose. find out when you may hit 80 in san jose. that's coming up. dodgers caps i >>> members of the san francisco symphony took to city hall in dodgers caps in protest today. musicians are on the verge of striking next week because of a possible pay freeze. the dodgers hats represent higher wages made by musicians in the l.a. philharmonic orchestra. a strike would cancel the east coast tour. >>> you would have to work more hours than there are in a day in you are making minimum wage to afford rent. don ford reports. >> reporter: the government defines affordable housing as costing less than a third of your income. but a new study is out that says california's average two- bedroom apartment is now more than $1,300. and for that to be affordable, your full-time job would have to pay $26.02 an hour. >> what if you don't make that much? what if you make minimum wage? well, that's where the numbers really get grim. >> reporter: to afford the same apartment, the household would have to include 3.3 minimum wage earners working 40 hour
above average in livermore, 76. 74 in santa rosa. 69 degrees in san francisco. and 73 in san jose. if you can believe that, even warmer tomorrow, elizabeth. >> we love it. i know. so excited. gorgeous weather out there. not so gorgeous on the roads. there are actually two accidents out there now that could slow you down. southbound 680 approaching andrade road a half mile backup in the area. a new accident first reports at the guadalupe parkway northbound 87 approaching julian. that accident may be blocking a lane. it is a motorcycle crash possible injuries involved, as well. the fog is thick this morning. you can see it across the golden gate bridge, highway one it was reported heavy in pacifica. you can see cars right now making their way into san francisco so so far things moving at the limit. and outside towards 880 in oakland, this is near the oakland coliseum. that is your "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >>> police in pleasanton are investigating claims that a teacher at a preschool tied up a 2-year-old. kpix 5 reporter elissa
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